Susanna Hoffs (album)

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Susanna Hoffs
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Studio album by Susanna Hoffs
Released September 24, 1996
Genre Rock
Length 52:56
Label London
Producer David Baerwald, David Kitay, Jack Joseph Puig and Susanna Hoffs
Susanna Hoffs chronology
When You're a Boy
(1991)When You're a Boy1991
Susanna Hoffs
Under the Covers, Vol. 1
(2006)Under the Covers, Vol. 12006
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Susanna Hoffs is the second solo album by Susanna Hoffs. The style of the album is more folk-oriented than her earlier work. Columbia Records hated and disagreed with this style and dropped her from their roster, resulting in Hoffs signing to London Records.

The album is much more personal and deals with issues like abusive relationships and insecurities; "Weak With Love" is about John Lennon's assassination. The album was promoted by forming a band for an extensive tour.

The album was released to enthusiastic reviews, though once again it failed to sell as well as expected.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Composers Length
1. "Beekeepers Blues" Susanna Hoffs, David Baerwald, David Kitay 3:55
2. "All I Want" Ian Broudie, Peter Coyle 3:18
3. "Enormous Wings" Mark Linkous, Hoffs 3:47
4. "Falling" Hoffs, Charlotte Caffey, R. Manning 4:12
5. "Darling One" Hoffs, Mark Linkous, David Lowery, Davey Faragher 5:33
6. "King of Tragedy" Hoffs, David Baerwald, Jim Keltner, Greg Leisz, Larry Klein, David Kitay 4:14
7. "Eyes of a Baby" Hoffs, David Baerwald, Jim Keltner, Greg Leisz, Larry Klein, David Kitay 4:51
8. "Grand Adventure" David Baerwald, Hoffs, David Kitay, Greg Leisz 4:11
9. "Happy Place" Mark Linkous, David Lowery 3:10
10. "Those Days Are Over" Hoffs, David Baerwald, David Kitay 4:04
11. "Weak With Love" Jim Keltner, Hoffs, David Baerwald, Larry Klein, David Kitay, Dan Schwartz 4:18
12. "To Sir with Love" Don Black, Mark London 2:52
13. "Stuck in the Middle with You" Gerry Rafferty, Joe Egan 3:42